Showing 1-30 of 274 results for "544833"
Colin J Ingham et al.
Biotechnology advances, 30(5), 1089-1099 (2011-08-23)
Porous aluminum oxide (PAO) is a ceramic formed by an anodization process of pure aluminum that enables the controllable assembly of exceptionally dense and regular nanopores in a planar membrane. As a consequence, PAO has a high porosity, nanopores with...
Takuya Nishioka et al.
Ultrasonics, 57, 84-89 (2014-12-04)
A thermophone is a thermoacoustic transducer, which generates sound via time-varying Joule heating of an electrically conductive layer, which leads to expansion and contraction of a small pocket of air near the surface of the film. In this work, a...
Alexandra J Mably et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 36(3), 1316-1332 (2015-01-27)
The amyloid β (Aβ)-protein and microtubule-associated protein, tau, are the major components of the amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that typify Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. As such both Aβ and tau have long been proposed as therapeutic targets. Immunotherapy, particularly...
Patricia A Fair et al.
General and comparative endocrinology, 206, 203-212 (2014-07-16)
There is a growing concern about the impacts of stress in marine mammals as they face a greater array of threats. The stress response of free-ranging dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) was examined by measuring their physiologic response to capture and handling....
N N Adhapure et al.
Prikladnaia biokhimiia i mikrobiologiia, 49(3), 279-284 (2013-07-26)
With the current rapid developments in technology, there is an increasing accumulation of outdated electronic equipment. The primary reason for this increase is the low rate of recycling due to the complex nature of such waste. Bioleaching offers a promising...
Bulent Uludag et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 16(6), 523-529 (2014-09-30)
To evaluate the microleakage of Cerec 3, IPS e.max Press, and Turkom-Cera inlays cemented with three self-adhesive resin cements. Ninety standardized class III MOD cavities were prepared in intact human mandibular third molars. Ceramic inlays were fabricated according to the...
Inga L Topolnicki et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 15(12), 2485-2489 (2014-05-28)
The partitioning constants and Gibbs free energies of transfer of poly(oxyethylene) n-alkyl ethers between dodecane and the protic ionic liquids (ILs) ethylammonium nitrate (EAN) and propylammonium nitrate (PAN) are determined. EAN and PAN have a sponge-like nanostructure that consists of...
Sarah J Boehm et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 31(21), 5779-5786 (2015-05-16)
Ordered two-dimensional (2D) lattices were formed by assembling silica-coated solid and segmented Au nanowires between coplanar electrodes using alternating current (ac) electric fields. Dielectrophoretic forces from the ac field concentrated wires between the electrodes, with their long axis aligned parallel...
Graziela Ribeiro Batista et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 17(5), 421-426 (2015-11-04)
To evaluate the influence of different surface treatments on roughness and bond strength of composite repairs. 120 truncated conical specimens were prepared with composite Grandio SO (VOCO) and submitted to 5000 thermal cycles. Specimens were divided into 12 groups (n...
Esra Can Say et al.
Dental materials journal, 33(3), 332-342 (2014-03-07)
The purpose of this study was to investigate surface roughness (Ra) and morphology of supra-nanofilled [Estelite Omega (EO), Estelite ∑ Quick (EQ)], micro-hybrid [Esthet.X HD (EHD), G-aenial (GAE)] and nano-hybrid [Clearfil Majesty Posterior (CMP), Charisma Diamond (CD), Beautifil II (BII)]...
Olga Michalak et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 20(6), 10004-10031 (2015-06-04)
A physicochemical characterization of the process-related impurities associated with the synthesis of pemetrexed disodium was performed. The possibility of pemetrexed impurities forming has been mentioned in literature, but no study on their structure has been published yet. This paper describes...
Christie Ying Kei Lung et al.
Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 41, 168-176 (2014-12-03)
To evaluate the in vitro effect of titanium surface treatment by a polydimethylsiloxane coating on the shear bond strength of a resin composite cement to titanium. The titanium samples (40×30mm) were divided into 4 groups (n=12). A control group was...
Dae-Hee Kim et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3564-3567 (2013-07-19)
The initial reaction of dimethylaluminum isopropoxide (Al(CH3)2OC3H7, DMAI) with a fully hydrogen-terminated Si (001) surface for aluminum oxide thin-film growth was investigated using density functional theory. Al-C and Al-O bonds of the adsorbed DMAI were easily broken to produce unimethylaluminum...
Ying Duan et al.
Journal of water and health, 12(4), 715-721 (2014-12-05)
The study describes the removal of fluoride from drinking water using activated alumina (AA). AA was modified with H2SO4, FeCl3 and a combination of the two to enhance fluoride adsorption. The AA adsorbents were characterized using Brunauer-Emmett-Teller surface area analysis...
Timothy M O'Shea et al.
Advanced healthcare materials, 4(12), 1802-1812 (2015-06-20)
Hydrogels with covalently incorporated trehalose are synthesized using thiol-ene Michael addition. Trehalose hydrogels afford prolonged stabilization and -controlled release of model enzymes in vitro and in vivo as well as preservation of protein stability under heat and -lyophilization stressors. Strong...
Matteo Lorenzoni et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 31(42), 11630-11638 (2015-10-08)
The mechanical properties of several types of block copolymer (BCP) thin films have been investigated using PeakForce quantitative nanomechanical mapping. The samples consisted of polystyrene/poly(methylmethacrylate) (PS/PMMA)-based BCP thin films with different pitches both randomly oriented and self-assembled. The measured films...
E A Peralta et al.
Nature, 503(7474), 91-94 (2013-10-01)
The enormous size and cost of current state-of-the-art accelerators based on conventional radio-frequency technology has spawned great interest in the development of new acceleration concepts that are more compact and economical. Micro-fabricated dielectric laser accelerators (DLAs) are an attractive approach...
Telma C Santos et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1847(10), 1113-1118 (2015-06-14)
The monoheme c-type cytochrome PccH from Geobacter sulfurreducens, involved in the pathway of current-consumption in biofilms, was electrochemically characterized in detail. Cyclic voltammetry was used to determine the kinetics and thermodynamics properties of PccH redox behavior. Entropy, enthalpy and Gibbs...
G P J van Hout et al.
Basic research in cardiology, 110(6), 58-58 (2015-10-16)
Myocardial infarction (MI) induces an inflammatory response in which neutrophils fulfill a prominent role. Mean neutrophil volume (MNV) represents the average size of the circulating neutrophil population. Our goal was to determine the effect of MI on MNV and investigate...
Luis E Gimenez et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 87(6), 954-964 (2015-03-19)
Salmeterol is a long-acting β2-adrenergic receptor (β2AR) agonist that is widely used as a bronchodilator for the treatment of persistent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in conjunction with steroids. Previous studies demonstrated that salmeterol showed weak efficacy for activation...
Luciana S Rocha et al.
Analytical chemistry, 87(12), 6071-6078 (2015-05-21)
Ex situ plated Bi film electrodes (Bi-FE) have been employed, for the first time, to measure the free concentration of Pb(II) in aqueous solutions using absence of gradients and Nernstian equilibrium stripping (AGNES) with stripping chronopotentiometry (SCP) quantification. The amount...
Mutlu Ozcan et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 15(3), 211-214 (2013-05-24)
To evaluate the effect of nozzle distance, nozzle angle, and deposition duration on the silica content attained on zirconia by air abrasion. Disk-shaped zirconia (LAVA, 3M ESPE) (diameter: 10 mm, thickness: 2 mm) specimens (N = 54) were obtained. They...
Rui-Tang Guo et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 1766-1772 (2014-06-25)
CeO2-CuO/Al2O3 catalysts were prepared by three different methods and their activities for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) of NO with NH3 were investigated. As can be seen from the experimental results, the catalyst prepared by the single-step sol-gel (SG) method showed...
Hitomi Uchimoto et al.
Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin, 63(3), 200-209 (2015-03-12)
Reuse of chiral ruthenium catalyst in catalytic asymmetric transfer hydrogenation (CATH) has attracted attention from economic and environmental viewpoints, and reactions using ionic liquids (ILs) as solvent are recognized as one of the most useful methods for reuse of the...
James R Gallagher et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 17(42), 28144-28153 (2015-03-21)
We report the structural evolution of Pd-Zn alloys in a 3.6% Pd-12% Zn/Al2O3 catalyst which is selective for propane dehydrogenation. High signal-to-noise, in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction (XRD) was used quantitatively, in addition to in situ diffuse-reflectance infrared Fourier transform...
Tomomi Sato et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 88(6), 1024-1034 (2015-09-20)
Comparisons between structures of the β1-adrenergic receptor (AR) bound to either agonists, partial agonists, or weak partial agonists led to the proposal that rotamer changes of Ser(5.46), coupled to a contraction of the binding pocket, are sufficient to increase the...
Michael Bushell et al.
Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland), 10(9) (2020-09-17)
Physical chemical characterization of nanomaterials is critical to assessing quality control during production, evaluating the impact of material properties on human health and the environment, and developing regulatory frameworks for their use. We have investigated a set of 29 nanomaterials...
Zhao-Dong Liu et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 110, 289-295 (2013-06-05)
We investigated the adhesion of Escherichia coli to α-Fe2O3 and γ-Al2O3 and the effects of adhesion on the surface properties of the oxides in batch experiments, where we conducted potentiometric titration, zeta potential measurements, and FTIR spectroscopy. The adhesion isotherms...
Kevin A Thorn et al.
PloS one, 10(11), e0142452-e0142452 (2015-11-12)
Despite recent advances in spectroscopic techniques, there is uncertainty regarding the nature of the carbonyl groups in the asphaltene and resin fractions of crude oil, information necessary for an understanding of the physical properties and environmental fate of these materials....
María Garrido et al.
Chembiochem : a European journal of chemical biology, 16(4), 641-650 (2015-02-14)
Several diseases involve alterations in sphingolipid metabolism, so the development of tools for the analysis of sphingolipid metabolic fluxes is of interest. In this work, ω-azidosphingolipids 1-3 have been synthesized and tested as tracers in live cells. The synthesis starts...

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